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Perspex screens ‘may increase Covid-19 transmission risk if wrongly positioned’

“Covid secure” perspex screens in workplaces may increase risk of virus transmission if they are placed in positions that block airflow or cause poor circulation, scientists advising the Government have warned. In an undated document released on Friday by the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), the experts said there is very little overall evidence on the effectiveness of these barriers at reducing infection transmission through droplets.

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Perspex screens ‘may increase Covid-19 transmission risk if wrongly positioned’

Far fewer people in Milton Keynes have taken a Covid test since Freedom Day

The number of tests has dropped by more than 21% figures reveal Thousands fewer people in MK have taken a Covid test since the easing of restrictions, a Citizen study has revealed. Government figures for the seven days leading up to July 16 show 13,007 PCR tests were taken in the borough and there were 1,244 positive cases that week.

miltonkeynes.co.uk ,  1d 1
Far fewer people in Milton Keynes have taken a Covid test since Freedom Day

Covid positivity rate: proportion of people testing positive in Aylesbury Vale rises as cases fall

Despite improving case numbers the proportion of people testing positive has risen in the region. The proportion of Covid tests coming back positive in Aylesbury Vale has increased in the last week, and exceeds a maximum threshold set by the World Health Organisation (WHO). It comes as a drop in cases across England in recent days prompted hope that the current wave of infection has peaked – a trend that ended on Wednesday (28 July).

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Covid positivity rate: proportion of people testing positive in Aylesbury Vale rises as cases fall

Covid positivity rate: proportion of people testing positive in the Banbury area rises slightly as cases fall

While fewer tests were carried out in the Cherwell area, the proportion of them testing positive rose slightly The proportion of tests coming back positive in the Cherwell district has slightly increased in the last week, and exceeds a maximum threshold set by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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Covid positivity rate: proportion of people testing positive in the Banbury area rises slightly as cases fall

Now hear this! Best kids’ headphones for all ages

If you’ve ever listened to the fortieth episode of Peppa Pig on a long car journey, you’ll know headphones for children are the way forward. They allow your little one to enjoy their film or audiobook without interruption, while also sparing everyone else from having to listen to it at the same time.

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Now hear this! Best kids’ headphones for all ages

Britain may be finally nearing the Holy Grail of herd immunity

Gloomy predictions ring hollow as 90pc of adults have Covid antibodies and the Euros may have pushed country towards nationwide protection On July 7, a group of 122 scientists and doctors wrote a letter in The Lancet calling for Freedom Day to be delayed and accusing the Government of embarking on a “dangerous and unethical experiment”.

telegraph.co.uk ,  2d 4
Britain may be finally nearing the Holy Grail of herd immunity

UK to send first batch of 100m promised vaccine doses to poorer nations

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said he wanted Britain to be a ‘lifesaving force for good in the world’. The first batch of excess coronavirus vaccines from Britain will be shipped off to “vulnerable” nations and Commonwealth allies this week, the Foreign Secretary has announced.

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UK to send first batch of 100m promised vaccine doses to poorer nations

North Lincolnshire records one new coronavirus death as 53 people test positive

There have now been 12,194 cases across the area North Lincolnshire recorded one more coronavirus death as another 53 cases were identified in the latest daily update. According to Public Health England there have now been 12,194 coronavirus cases across the area since the World Health Organisation declared the pandemic.

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North Lincolnshire records one new coronavirus death as 53 people test positive

E-cigarettes branded 'harmful' as World Health Organisation calls for greater regulation to protect children

Experts have accused the WHO of failing to understand the "fundamental difference" between a deadly tobacco addiction and being addicted to nicotine. Image: The WHO warned vapes could act as a 'gateway' to tobacco consumption. File pic The head of the World Health Organisation has branded electronic cigarettes "harmful" as he warned their use should be better regulated to protect children and teenagers.

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E-cigarettes branded 'harmful' as World Health Organisation calls for greater regulation to protect children

Well THAT backfired! VDL brags about EU vaccine drive – but WHO warns bloc 'not of woods'

THE coronavirus pandemic in Europe is far from over despite Ursula von der Leyen boasting of hitting a vaccination target. The World Health Organisation (WHO) said the Continent is still “far from out of the woods” when it comes to ending the Covid crisis. Its warning comes after the EU said it had reached its target of giving 70 percent of adults at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Well THAT backfired! VDL brags about EU vaccine drive – but WHO warns bloc 'not of woods'

World Health Organisation has ignored science AGAIN and put lives at risk says DAVID JONES

THE World Health Organisation's bizarre opposition to electronic nicotine delivery systems - better known as e-cigarettes or vapes - has just been ramped up another notch. E-cigarettes have been shown to help wean millions of smokers off combustible tobacco. The UK Government’s health promotion body, Public Health England (PHE), says that: “Vaping is not risk free but is far less harmful than smoking.

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World Health Organisation has ignored science AGAIN and put lives at risk says DAVID JONES

How to beat burnout expert tips revealed

BURNOUT is a growing problem facing Brits if you feel emotionally drained or mentally exhausted you could be suffering from an actual medical condition known as burnout. This Morning: Dr Phillipa reveals link between earwax and stress The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised burnout as a disease.

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How to beat burnout expert tips revealed

WHO calls for restrictions on 'harmful' e-cigarettes amid fears they're being promoted to young people as safer alternatives to cigarettes

The World Health Organisation has branded e-cigarettes as 'harmful' It recommends measures to stop non-smokers starting to use e-cigarettes Better regulation could help prevent 'renormalising smoking behaviour' and protect future generations, the WHO said Electronic cigarettes have been branded 'harmful' by the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) as he warned their use should be better regulated to protect children and teenagers.

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WHO calls for restrictions on 'harmful' e-cigarettes amid fears they're being promoted to young people as safer alternatives to cigarettes

Allen Carr's Easyway Supports World Health Organisation's Call To Regulate E-cigarettes and To Prevent Their Uptake By Children, Adolescents And Other Vulnerable Groups

LONDON, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen Carr's Easyway, who are endorsed by WHO and continue to work with them on their Commit to Quit Campaign in more than a dozen countries worldwide, is fully supportive of the newly released World Health Organisation (WHO) report on electronic nicotine delivery systems, such as e-cigarettes.

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Allen Carr's Easyway Supports World Health Organisation's Call To Regulate E-cigarettes and To Prevent Their Uptake By Children, Adolescents And Other Vulnerable Groups

This is no time to neglect hepatitis - 70 million Africans are infected

In 2016, the World Health Organisation (WHO) set an ambitious target to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030. This was followed by commitments from governments - including African countries - to develop national strategic plans for viral hepatitis and earmark resources to eliminate the disease. Hepatitis results in the inflammation of the liver.

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This is no time to neglect hepatitis - 70 million Africans are infected